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Evaluation of Pending Cases in the Judiciary of Pakistan: Figures and Statistics
AbstractJustice is the spirit and soul of any judiciary in civilized society. However courts in Pakistan are overburdened. About two million cases are pending in almost all the courts of Pakistan. This logjam is increasing with the passage of time and does not coming to an end. List of the huge pending cases not only affects the spirit of the speedy justice but also generates problems for new cases to be filed. This paper is an overview to the pending cases which has been increased from 2014 to 2020. The researcher has highlighted all data provided by the law and justice commission of Pakistan’ reports from 2014 to 2020, and analyzed the true nature of pending cases. The main objective of this study is to analyze the pending cases in the judiciary of Pakistan and to provide the best suggestions to cope with the pendency. This research is based just on the data provided by the law and justice commission of Pakistan and provided the best solution from international jurisdictions to curb such devastating and frustrating problem.
- Dr. Sadaqut Ali
- Assistant Professor, School of Law, Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan
- Dr. Muhammad Hassan
- Assistant Professor, School of Law, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan